Over 175 million dollars CAN in donations for 2015
In 2015, benefactors from the pontifical charity, Aid to the Church in Need, gave a total sum of $175,782,400 to the Church in need worldwide. A new record for our organization! Thanks to Aid to the Church in Need benefactors around the world, Canada among them, we were able to support 6,209 projects in 145 countries – 595 more than last year with an average financing was raised to $16,400.
The spending was divided in the following way: 29.3 for Africa, 16.6 for Eastern Europe, 21.6% for the Middle East, 13.5% for Latin America, 15.2% for Asia and 3.1% for countries in the West.
Across the world, the attribution of aid was divided in the following ways: construction aid, 37%, Mass Offerings 12%, support for the training of priests and religious 9%, religious training of lay people 10%, transportation 7%, aid for refugees and emergency aid 18%, subsistence aid 3%, religious publications and assistance for media apostolate 4%.
To learn more – please see our 2015 Annual Report here or are Activities Report for even more detailed information.